Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Shortsightedness Evaluation

The evaluation of myopia requires a medical history and complete eye examination. Usually, the physical exam in someone with myopia is normal.

Physical findings on eye exam in someone with myopia include:

Tests may be required to evaluate myopia.

Tests that may be used to evaluate myopia includes:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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